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    "SEEKERS.'
(By Lloyd Mooney.)
We all are seekers In this life
Add tty onr goal to find,
W* eirole the World all around
, In odd or sunny dime.
We all are seeking for something
here
As we keep traveling on.
We fill the world with our own
story
And fill .the air with song.
We all are workers In a way
And 6eek to gain new fame.
We work and plan forever more
To add to our honor and name.
We all are traveling the same old
path
That down through the centuries
led.
We long to have the golden riches
For which our father's bled.
We all are seeking for a dream
That controls onr mind and will.
And when the end comes at last
W«l-I* seekers still.
’ yfu3- l*.--...
We an are traveling with a trust
Add; must perform our work,
We ever must fill the duty
And never try to shirk.
; We an an seeking the life while
v« -py hare
And must «»t lose the way.
But keep on working and a doing
The beet wagtail each day.
i Wa an will Seek the other kingdom
'When w* depart -from here.
And we must strive to do our best
And lessen the earthly tear.
We an are called to leave our place
And go to our God above,
He longs to give us heavenly Joy
And at his golden love.
We an can give our beet to Him
And when the time comes night.
Well leave our troubles here below
And take our place on high.
NOTICE OF BALE OF LAND
Under end by virtue of the au
thority conferred by deed of trust
by B. R. Shuford and wife. BalUe
Bhuford, to the First National Co,
of Durham. Inc., and Union Trust
Co. of Maryland, Trustees dated
July let, 1938, and recorded In Book
185, pace S3, Cleveland county reg
istry, the First National V3o. of
Durham. Inc., and Union Trust Co.
of Maryland, Trustees, will on
March 27th. 1929 At 12:00 O'clock
M. at the Court Bouse door In
Cleveland county, sell at public auc
tion for cash to the highest bidder
the following described property:
Beginning at a stake in the West
edge of Wilson street, the South
east comer of the Lissle Falls lot,
and runs thence North 63 1-3 West
139 feet to a stake In the Dr. Hord
lot; thence with the East line of
the Dr. Hord lot South 33 1-3 West
64 1-3 feet to a stake In the North
line of the Marvin Randle lot;
thence with said line of said lot
South 80 1-3 East 139 feet to the
West edge of Wilson street; thence
with said edge of said street
North 83. M. East 68 feet to the
pi«M qg beginning.
Same being a part of that lot
convened id R R Shuford and wife,
Bailie Shuford by deed recorded In
Book of Deeds 3-8 at page 443 In
the office of the Register of Deeds
of Cleveland' county, North Caro
lina, reference to which deed and
record Is hereby had for further
Identification and description.
This sale Is made on account of
default In the payment of the in
debtedness secured by the said deed
of trust.
This the 31st day of February,
1939.
FIRST NATT, COMPANY
OF DURHAM. INC. AND
UNION TRUST COMPANY
OF MARYLAND, TRUSTEES.
W. & Lockhart. Attorney,
Durham, N. C.
For The Best
DRY CLEANING
| Dyeing
Phone
105 or 106
THE
-WHITEWAY
“Quality”
Cleaners - Dyers
IF YOUR EYES GIVE
"vU ANY TROUBLE
See
Jit ROBT. L. WILSON
At
Webb Alton’s Drug
Store.
OR. H. C. DIXON
DENTIST
Offke Over Woolworth’e.
TELEPHONE 195
Sicking Career Too Much For
Youth Of 17, Educator Thinks
Mature Thought Should Be Used
In Selecting Life’s
Work.
Is youth of 17 or 18 years com
petent to select his life career?
Should the college freshman go In
for all activities possible and try to
become a member of as many fra
ternities and other organizations as
he Is able?
, These are some of the questions
discussed by William H. P. Faunce,
president of Brown university. This
educutor also tells how his univer
sity proceeds In picking students
for the freshman class and how au
thorities go about getting some idea
of the needs of these students aftyf
they have been approved.
If I were entering college today,
I certainly would not attempt to
choose a life career entrance.
Boy Does Not Know Ills Capacity.
What does a boy of 17 or 18 know
about Ills own latent, capacities or
the changing sphere of private op
portunity and public service. The
"limitation of objectives” is a com
mon error. Between 18 and 22 a
young man la discovering himsell
and acquiring wholly new horizons.
The college course Is a voyage
through strange seas of thought.
.Before the voyage begins no sailor
can select the single Island on which
to make his future home.
I I am told that scores of yoimg
* men in New York business offices,
trained in a “business college,”
deeply regret their own narrow
ness of outlook. Competent In book
I keeping and banking methods, they
are yet unable to talk with men
i who know history and to run in
I one groove, they are bored by li
braries and music and art, and are
strangers In large sections of Amer
ican life. A liberal education should
j liberate a man from spending his
'life In a groove.
If I were entering college I would
try not to join everything In sight.
Many college organizations seem
brilliant only to outsiders. They of
fer the student a pin, a foolish
ritual, his picture In the college an
nual—and a chance to fritter away
his evenings.
Outdoor Sport Helpful.
I As a freshman I would go tn
heartily for some form of outdoor
sport—not only for physical de
velopment, but for release of the
play Instinct, for resting tired
nerves, for learning to make quick
decisions, Judge distance and time
I and chance, to face opponents un
terttlied, and toe a gentleman and
a good sport. But the moment any
game becomes a species of war.
It ceases to be play and becomes
a useless grind.
The process of selecting students
for the freshman class ts now one
of the most difficult and delicate
before our crowded colleges. No
longer can we rely on a mere num
ber of “points” as certifying that
a man Is fit to profit by a college
course.
He may present points without
numbers, but if he is lazy or vicious,
if he is a loud-mouthed nouveau
riche, if he is destitute or the in
stincts of a gentleman or loyalty to
truth and honor, we do not want
him.
Three years ago we introduced a
psychological test for every intend
ing freshman, and the results are
extremely helpful. We also ask
committees of alumni in all the
large centres of population to meet
the applicant and “size him up.”
As soon us a student enters he
meets our student counselor, Is as
signed to faculty advisor, is Invited
to meet some representative alum
nus in Providence, and in case of
any "complex" is sent to the psy
chologist who is one of our medical
staff. We do not mean that any
student shall be lost in the crowd.
Need Of Psychology.
In our mobile, hurried modern
life, the need of phychology and
psychiatry Is vastly greater than
twenty-five years ago. Matters of
temperament, mal-adjustment, dis
content at home, sense of infer
iority in college, changing moral
standrds in society, and religious
difficulties—all these things are
urgent than ever before, and the
specialist who fills the professor's
chair may not understand how to
I meet them. If psychology has any
message for the modern world, it
is vitally needed in the freshman
year.
| I aih old-fashioned enough to be
thoroughly opposed to co-education,
except as a makeshift until the col
lege can afford something better.
There are distractions enough with
out that. To treat men and women
In exactly the same way, academi
cally and socially, is to damage
both.
But I would go further and de
cline to treat th<* budding “genius"
in. Just the same way as the com
mbnplace mind. Through small
classes, through individual instruc
tion. a tutorial system and through
“honors courses” I would give the
exceptional mind a chance of ex
ceptional achievement.
Let some students study eleven
months in the year, if they will, be
relieved of marks and grades and
attendance, and graduate In two W
three years if they can.
Real democracy means no tread
mill, but a chance for unusual
minds to reach swift and shining
attainment.
Souvenir Hunters Swam Over
Washington; Trays, Compacts,
Postcards Among Best Sellers
i
No Use Going To Washington Un
leas Yon Have Something To
Show For It
Washington.—Of course there’s
no sense In coming to Washing
ton if you can’t prove it after
ward. That’s why the mantle
pieces, sofas and parlor tables of
the nation are covered with col
lection of miscellaneous junk which
would long ago have been thrown
out were ,it no for the magic in
scription, “Washington. D. C.”
Years ago your correspondent
used to marvel at the souvenirs
brought home by graduating high
school classes from Washington,
most of all at the little Uncle Sam
hats, Washington monuments and
other objects constructed of actual
paper money mashed into mush aft
er It had outworn its usefulness.
Ttre Bureau of Engraving and
NOTICE OF SALE OF LAND.
Under and by virtue of the au
thority conferred by deed of trust
by V. J. Jolly and wife, Frances
Jolly, to the First National Bank of
Durham, N. C. trustee, dated June
1, 1928, and recorded in book 150,
page 288, Cleveland county registry,
the Firt National Bank of Durham.
N. C. trustee, will on
March 25. 1929, at 12 o'clock M.
at the court house door In Cleve
land county, sell at public auction
for cash to the highest bidder the
following described property:
Begining at a stake at the inter
section of Oidney and Llneberger
streets and runs thence with the
west edge of Llneberger street
north 4 west 100 feet to a stake;
thence south 86 west 200 feet to a
stake In the east edge of an alley;
thence with said edge of said alley
south 4 east 100 feet to a stake in
the north edge of Gidney street;
thence with said edge of said street
north 86 eat 200 feet to the place
of beginning. Same being all that
lot conveyed to Vance Jolly by deed
recorded in book VV at page 371
in the office of the regitser of deeds
of Cleveland county. North Caro
lina, reference to which deed is
hereby had for further identifica
tion and description.
This sale is made on account of
default in the payment of indebted
ness secured by the said deed of
trust.
This 14th day of February. 1929
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF
DURHAM, Trustee
W. S. Lockhart, Atty., Durham.
Printing, by the way, still sens tms
pulp at $15 a ton.
Twenty or more shops on Pennr
sylvanla avenue are bulging with
an infinite variety of Washington
souvenirs today, in anticipation of
150,000 or 200,000 visitors expected
here for the Hoover Inauguration.
These are the shops whence come
those strange things proudly dis
played by the returned tourrist.
A great number of the Washing
ton souvenirs are made abroad
in Japan, Germany, Italy and Aus
tria. Despite tariff walls, foreign
novelty manufacturers can sell
them cheaper, apparently, than
ours. Those tin brass trays, used
to receive ashes, calling cards, pins;
or collar buttons—or '■'even Just as
ornaments—nil profusely decorated
with scenes of the Capitol and other
Washington sights, are made in,
Japan. These trays are always
among the best sellers on the ave
nue, as are the tiny Washington
monuments of marble, with thermo
meter attached and selling at 25,
50 and 75 cents, according to size,
which are made in Austria.
Don't forget your pocketbook,
for you can buy almost anything
bearing “Washington. D. C.” or a
representation of the Capitol, and
sometimes both. Tha souvenir
shops -are waiting eagerly.
Lawrence Miller, one of the shop
owners, says that he has just re
ceived a thousand varl-colored com
pacts for the ladies, on which the
Capitol is almost life-size These
are very popular all along the ave
nue, but your correspondent does
not guarantee the quality of the
rouge. To the boys Mr. Miller and
other shopkeepers hope to dispose
of many handsome photos of Hoo
ver and Curtis on one side and of
the Capitol on the other.
Photos always sell well, of course.
There's a nice colored postcard of
the entire Hoover family, plain
photos of Hoover and Curtis, hand
somely painted framed photos of
cherry blossoms and other Wash
ington scenery and a colored calen
dar with pictures of the Statue of
Liberty, Hoover. Curtis, the Spirit
of St. Louis, Lindbergh. Washing
ton, Jefferson, the dirigible Los
Angles, Lincoln, Wilson, Babe Ruth,
the Capitol, Roosevelt. Jack Demp
sey, Commander Rosendahl and
the New York skyline.
There are poems of rare senti
Death Threat Victim?
Bel wood Items Of
Police thought the women
whose body was found in
flames near a New Jersey high
way would be identified as
beautiful Mozanno Mcl„ain
who was threatened with death
before testifying last fall
against eight members .of a
New York "gin ring,” who
were subsequently sent to
prison This theory has bean
discarded.
UoMroaUou) MawiiMI Pk*U)
ment, Indelibly burned into leather
and addressed to mother, sister,
father, uncle or what have you, and
pillow covers of burnt leather with
the Capitol and the absolutely es
sential “Washington, D. C.” Also
burnt leather whiskbroom hold
ers, tie racks, cigaret cases and
what not. Pillow covers also come
In fringed felt, inscribed “Dear
Mother, Washington, D. C.” and on
painted surfaces which manage to
get in Capitol, White House, Mon
ument, Mount Vernon, Lincoln Me
morial and a few more shrines.
Probably there will also be a
demand for a. combination pipe,
cigar holder and cigaret holder
displayed by most of the shops
When you, look through a tiny
hole In one- end of this contrap
tion you see a partly dressed young
woman. .As bargain, this compares
favorably with the one-cent pieces
and,sold-at a dime apiece. Or, the
deck of playing cards, each of
which depicts a Washingioaiiacene.
A Washington wife shot at a
woman and Mt Her husband, but
a husband has to expect little mis
takes like that.—Miami News.
EXECUTOR’S NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that I have
this day qualified as executor of
the will of Mrs. M. A. Qttgf, late of
Cleveland county, N. C. All per
sons having elalms against said
estate are hereby notified to prest
ent them to me properly proven Tot
•payment on or before February 9,
1930, or this notice will be pleaded
in bar of their recovery. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
make Immediate payment to the
undersigned. This February 9. 1939.
DAVID A. BEAM, Executor of
the will of Mrs. M. A. Origg,
deceased. ,
Ryburn & Hoey, Attys.
TRUSTEE’S SALE
By virtue ol the power of sale
contained In a Deed of Trust ex
ecuted by J. s. Lemmons and wife
on October 5th, 1928, to me, as
Trustee, securing an indebtedness
to, the Shelby Building and Loan
Association, and default hiving
been made in the payment of same
and, after having been called up
on to execute the trust, X. as
Trustee, will sell for cash to the
highest bidder at public auction at
the Court House door in the Town
of Shelby, N. C.. on Saturday. March
23rd, 1929, at Noon, the following
described real estate:
One lot situated on the South side
of East Warren Street in the Town
of Shelby, N. C.. and known and
designated as Lot No. 4, in Block
2 of the J. W. Llneberger and Roy
ster property, map of said property
being on file in Book ‘,TT’ Of Deeds,
page 800, in the office of the Rdg
ister of Deeds and being that lot
fully described in a deed dated
October 4th, 1926, and duly record
ed in the office of the Register of
Deeds of Cleveland county. Refer
ence is hereby had to the plat and
deed aforesaid for full description.
This February 20th. 1929.
CLYDE R. HOEY, Trustee.
ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE.
Notice is hereby given that I
have this day qualified as admin
istratrix of the estate of J. E.
Champion, late of Cleveland coun
ty, N. C. All persons having
claims against said estate will pres
ent them to me properly proven for
payment on or before February 9,
1930. or this notice will be pleaded
in bar of their recovery. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
make immediate payment to the
undersigned. This February 9, 1929.
LAURA E. CHAMPION. Ad
ministratrix of J. E. Cham
pion, deceased.
Ryburn & Hoey, Attys.
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Dr. C. M. ?wlr
—DENTIST—
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Office Thone 99-W
Late News Events
(Special to The Star.)
Bel wood, Feb. 28.—The young
people of this community surprised
Miss Male Willis with a surprise
party Saturday night. Interesting
games were played, a large crowd
attending and all reported a nice
time. *
Miss Luclle Warlick spent Tues
day night wth Miss Hazel Richard.
Miss Irene Peeler spent last
Thursday night with Misses Rose
mary and Dorothy Peeler.
Miss Pearl Gantt and brother
Jack, spent the week-end with
their aunt Mrs. J. T. Ramsey of
Shelby.
Messrs. Franklin Wallace, Bu
ford and Bill Richard and Theo
dore Smawley, of Lawndale attend
ed the surprise party of Miss Maie
Willis Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Loyd Guess and
children of Vale were the dinner
guests of Mr, and Mrs. C. G. Rich
ard Sunday.
Mr. and M$s. O. W.-Ramsey of
Shelby spent Sunday afternoon with
Mrs. S, L. Gantt.
Mr. W. W. Richard is seriously
111 at this writing. We hope he will
soon be out again.
Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Goodman and
children and Mesdames S. L. Gantt
and Jasper Childress visited Mrs.
Leadford Gantt of Vale Sunday
afternoon.
Miss Mary Lizzie Warlick was
the dinner guest of,Misses Nannie
Lou and Loriene Goodman Sunday.
Misses Pauline Lackey, Helen
Sain and Lucile Warlick spent last
Wednesday night with Miss Ruth
Greene.
Master Charlie Wade Carpenter
spent Monday night with Master
B. P. Peeler, jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Buff was
the dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Richard Sunday.
Miss L. O. E. Hartman spent
Friday night with Miss Maie Willis.
Mr. Austin Dayberry spent Sat
rday night with Mr. and Mrs.
heodore Hartman.
Mr. and Mrs. Thad L. Ford and
NOTICE OF RESALE OF LAND
Under an order of the Superior
Court of Cleveland county, N. C.
made In Special Proceeding entitl
ed, Alice Newton, et al. vs. Cohen
Horton and Edward Horton, min
ors, the undersigned commissioner
will offer for resale at the Court
House door In Shelby, N. C. at pub
lic auction, to the highest bidder at
12 M„ on Monday, March 11, 1929,
he following described tract of
land lying in No.' 8 Township
Cleveland county, N. C. and known
as the E. Plato Horton Home Place;
>n *4ktone, Towery’f
_ tTrWSte N. 55 W. 55
poles to a stake at the branch;
formerly a gum; thence down the
branch as It meanders N. 53 E. 19
poles to a maple; thence N. 30 W.
9 poles to a post oak; thence NJ
88 E. 23 poles to a hickory; thencd
N. 30 E. 52 poles to a rock pile;
thence S. 80 W. 71 poles to a chest
nut; thence S. 40 W. 41 1-6 poles
to a took pile; thence J3. 53 w.
33 3-4 poles tfc* stone to.the road;
thence S. 43-*>24 poles M a stone;
thence S. 14 H. S3 pole# W a stone;
thence £L 61 W.-28 potesto a stone;
thence S. 45 W. 28 poles to a stone;
thence S. 28 W. 42 poles to a stone;
thence S. 3 W. 62 poles to the cen
ter of the river;- thence down the
river as it meanders N. 60 E. 94
poles to the mouth of Powell's
branch; thence up the branch as it
meanders N. 15 E. 84 poles to a
white oak. stump on the left hand
prong; thence N. 42 E. 42 poles to a
stumo by the road; thence N. 21
E. 22 poles to the beginning, con
taining 128 acres, more or less.
Terms of sale one-third cash, bal
ance in one and two years from
late of sale.
Bid starts at 34725.00.
This the 23rd day of February,
1929
j. C. NEWTON, Commissioner.
Newton & Newton, Attys. 2t-25c
SPECIAL EXCURSION
FARES TO
WASHINGTON, D. C.
ACCOUNT
PRESIDENTIAL
INAUGURATION
MARCH 4, 1929
Via
SOUTHERN RAILWAY
SYSTEM
Round-trip fares from:
Charlotte .. $20.42
Gastonia.. 21.59
Concord _... 19.29
Salisbury . 18.05
IMooresville __ 18.49
Statesville . 19.44
Hickory . 21.17
Lexington__ 17.13
Shelby ..-... 23.28
H Round-trip fares on ^ale from
all stations on Southern Railway
System one fare plus one half
fare for the round-trip.
I Round-trip laics on sale for
parties of 25 or more one fare
plus 25s for the round-trip.
Date of sale March 1, 2, and
3, final limit good to reach orig
inal starting point prior to mid
night March 10th.
Excellent service convenient
schedules high-class coach ser
vice, pullman sleeping cars and
dining car service.
For further Information call
on any Southern Railway Tick
et Agent or address;
R. H. GRAHAM,
Division Passenger Agent,
Charlotte, N. C.
children of Shelby spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. W. K Porter.
Miss Mary Lizzie Warlick spent
Saturday night with her grand
mother, Mrs. Sarah Warlick.
Mr. and Mrs. Dock Willis and lit
tle daughter Ruth of Lincolnton
spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs.
Will Willis.
Mr. Solon Deal spent last
Wednesday night with Mr. Jack
Gantt.
Mrs. L. E. Miller and daughter,
Mary Beth was the dinner guest of
Mrs. Lee McMurry Sunday.
Mr. Lewis Greene, jr„ was the
dinner guest of Mr. Ray Goodman
Sunday.
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Every Druggiat Mils PAZO OINTMENT
with the unden>rending that money will be
refunded if it fail* to cure. In tubea with
pile pipe, 75c; or in tin bon, 80e.
T. W. Ebeltoft
Grocer and Book
Phone — 82
Seller
THE PERSON
WHO HAS
NOTHING
IsdJsually The One
Who Does All The
Damage.
Your Only Safe
guard is Insurance
With
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Though the Ford tires are
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they have the resiliency and
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For best results, the tires
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When punctures come, as
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